Choices in Deafness: A Parents’ Guide to Communication Options (third edition)
This book is helpful for parents looking to learn the different options for deaf or hard-of-hearing children. It contains information ranging from tests to cochlear implants and other hearing devices. This book also offers unbiased information on communication options like: Auditory-Verbal, ASL-English Bilingual, Cued Speech, Auditory-Oral, and Total Communication.
Call#: HV 2471 .S399 2007
The Deaf Child in a Hearing Family: Nurturing Development
This book is helpful for both early intervention professionals and families looking to better understand the science behind hearing loss and hearing impairments. It talks about hearing tests and hearing devices, like hearing aids or cochlear implants. The book also mentions spoken language and social-emotional functions.
Call#: HV 2391 .B66 2012
Early Intervention For Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
This book is helpful for early intervention professionals working with deaf or hard-of-hearing infants and toddlers, by learning how to use interdisciplinary and collaborative programs to aid in communication, language and cognitive development.
Call#: HV 2391 . E266 2016
I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey Through the Science of Sound and Language
This book is helpful for parents who are curious about the science behind hearing impairments and language acquisition. The author uses her own life experiences with being a parent to a child with hearing loss and how to understand the connections between sound, language, and learning by interviewing professionals in the field and Deaf leaders.
Call#: HV 2392 .D437 2015
Promoting Language Literacy in Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
This book is helpful for early intervention and education professionals. It includes information on audiological assessments and technological interventions, family-centered interventions, auditory-verbal therapy, and sign language. This book also gives strategies and advice for promoting social and academic success.
Call#: HV 2440 .P76 2015
Sing and Sign for Young Children: A Guide for Early Education Professionals
This book is helpful for early education professionals with teaching children how to sign through the use of music and play. It offers guidance on how to set up the classroom activities and photographs of the signs and hand formations.
Call#: HV 2474 .M4947 2022
Talking with Your Hands Listening with Your Eyes: A Complete Photographic Guide to American Sign Language
This book is helpful for beginners as it uses photographs with in depth instructions to help with learning, understanding and visualizing basic American Sign Language. It explains the history behind sign language and topics such as: handshapes, fingerspelling, and signing etiquette.
Call#: HV 2474 .G73 2003
Videos and Media
Baby Signing Time! : A New Day
Call#: HV 2476 .B115d 2008
This site contains numerous resources for professionals, including topic-specific guides, continuing education opportunities, ASHA publications, articles, an online store, and the latest research.
This parent-driven, non-profit organization supports families with children who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodologies.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2023